Thursday, September 19, 2019

Dignity in Aging Act
US Representative Phil Roe, Republican of the First District released a statement after the House Committee on Education and Labor passed the Dignity in Aging Act on Wednesday Roe says the Older Americans Act helps ensure older Americans get critical care and services, and it was passed in a bipartisan manner. It authorizes critical funding for agencies that provide nutrition services, family caregiver support and other services to protect the elderly from abuse, exploitation and neglect. The OAA was last reauthorized in 2016 and is set to expire on September 30. An amendment offered by Representative Roe and Lauren Underwood will authorize state and area agencies on aging to use federal funding to help prevent and treat drug abuse and addiction among seniors.

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Thursday, June 04, 2020

  • Catons Grove shooting
  • Cades Cove Loop is restricted
  • Jobless claims
  • Vote by mail
  • Black Tennessee lawmakers call for addresing racial issues
  • Medic needs blood
  • Black lawmakers call for respect for everyone
  • Planning Commission to hold public hearing
  • Cades Cove to be closed to vehicles on Wednesdays
  • State parks for community service hours
  • Majors dead at 85

    Wednesday, June 03, 2020

  • Mantooth Butcher shop fire
  • Cocke County early voting moves
  • Financial Stimulus Accountability Group
  • RNC national convention may come to Tennessee
  • Beth Freeman has died
  • Livestock scam

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020

  • Evans is terminated
  • Cocke Countians rally for Floyd
  • Free fishing on Saturday
  • Gasoline prices move up
  • Stonefly is coming for Rhythm on the River

    Monday, June 01, 2020

  • Cocke County crash
  • Tennessee protests against racism
  • UT Athletics statement
  • Alexander on WHO
  • Teen cyclist dies in Smokies

    Sunday, May 31, 2020

  • Cruise Against Cancer